Story Time: Camping in New Zealand

New Zealand is a dream destination for many travels. Mostly to visit the stunning nature. In order to enjoy exactly the same, the best thing to do in New Zealand is camping. We traveled to New Zealand well-prepared with all our outdoor gear. Only to learn that full equipment can be bought in every warehouse. In case you are lacking equipment or something gets broken, this is the place. For us…

Continue Reading Story Time: Camping in New Zealand

Spain: We found paradise (Arinzué)

After our great hiking start in the France part of the Pyrenees we moved on to Spain, due to the changing weather conditions. One hour before we reached the Hotel Restaurante Lamiana, I could have sworn we need to sleep in the car with 4 degrees outside temperature. But with crossing from Fabian (France) - where all campsites were still closed - to the sunny 20 degree Spain, we got an…

Continue Reading Spain: We found paradise (Arinzué)

France: Welcome to the Pyrenees (A hiking heaven)

I cannot believe that we made it finally to the Pyrenees. We heard so much about it but it was never that high on our list that we actually made it there. Even that is not completely true, I been in the Andorra part of the Pyrenees when I was a teenager. Back then I did not care too much about the mountains, for that reason there was not too much…

Continue Reading France: Welcome to the Pyrenees (A hiking heaven)

Mongolia: A life time experience – Sleeping in Yurts

Yurts are the traditional way of life in Mongolia. It can be build up and down where necessary. In order to travel in Mongolia this is the way to live. There are not many cities and with that hotels in place. Usually the camps have 5 to 30 yurts, a shower area and sitting room where usually diner and breakfast is served. Typical basic furnishing of a yurt consist of 1…

  • Post category:Asia / Mongolia
Continue Reading Mongolia: A life time experience – Sleeping in Yurts

Mongolia: The untouched region of Naiman Nuur

Preparing for the trip Naiman nuur national park also called "eight lakes" was formed by volcanic eruptions around 8000 years ago. The eight lakes are lakes Shireet, Khaliut, Bugat, Khaya, Khuis, Onon, Doroo and Bayan Uul. Two of the smallest lakes are completely dry and Khuis Nuur, is 90% dry. Before we could start the tour we been waiting for our horse guides for two hours to show up. Which gave…

  • Post category:Asia / Mongolia
Continue Reading Mongolia: The untouched region of Naiman Nuur

World: Rewind 2014

The year 2014 just ended with our biggest adventure yet in New Zealand. We just flew to this outdoor place, nothing reserved or booked. Just a car and an adventure ahead. In order to survive the time until New Zealand in November we went back to the magical Iceland to hike the Laugavegur Trail.  A highland dream hike - Iceland After our first Iceland adventure, the Ring Road, we knew we…

Continue Reading World: Rewind 2014

New Zealand: Tips

General It is easy to get around in New Zealand with speaking English. People are speaking a cute British sounding dialect. It is easy only to fly to New Zealand, have a car booked and nothing else. Tours can be booked in iSite Tourist Center in nearly every city. Campsites need no booking, only go there, have a look and decide if you want to stay. Do not underestimate the sun,…

Continue Reading New Zealand: Tips

New Zealand: Hidden gem – Mt. Taranaki and Forgotten World Highway

Mt. Taranaki Mt. Taranaki After our island crossing from the south to the north island and our first night in Wellington we drove to Mt. Taranaki. There we did a short hike to the Wilkies Pools and the Dawson Falls. It is possible to do several short and longer hikes at the Mt. Taranaki. Dawson Falls Kaupokonui Beach Kaupokonui Beach After our hike we found a nice camp at Kaupokonui Beach.…

Continue Reading New Zealand: Hidden gem – Mt. Taranaki and Forgotten World Highway

New Zealand: A hike to remember – Abel Tasman National Park

The Abel Tasman National Park is a home to the Abel Tasman Coast Track. The track is one of the Great Walks of New Zealand. It is a one way track and can be walked in both directions. It is also possible to start from different points. We booked our Abel Tasman Adventure in Motueka i-SITE Visitor Information Centre. We decided to take a water taxi from Marahau to Whariwharangi Bay,…

Continue Reading New Zealand: A hike to remember – Abel Tasman National Park

New Zealand: Birds of the Milford Sound

Lake Te Anau Camping at Lake Te Anau After our Doubtful Sound Cruise we drove to Te Anau in order to book the Kepler Track hike. Tour bookings can be done in information center of the DOC in many cities of NZ. The Kepler Track is one of the ten great walks in New Zealand. In order to hike the track you need to book a permit and pay for the…

Continue Reading New Zealand: Birds of the Milford Sound